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National Prevention Strategy

The National Prevention Strategy, released June 16, 2011, aims to guide our nation in the most effective and achievable means for improving health and well-being. ... The seven Priorities are: Tobacco Free Living
US Surgeon General Site (DHHS)
added Aug 16, 2014 11:50

National Prevention Strategy

Aims to guide our nation in the most effective and achievable means for improving health and well-being. This Strategy envisions a prevention-oriented society where all sectors recognize the value of health for individuals, families, and society and work
US Surgeon General Site (DHHS)
added Aug 16, 2014 11:49

Reinvigorated truth® Campaign Will Empower Youth to Finish the Fight against Tobacco

it is uniquely important for America's kids and health that Legacy has announced it is launching a new generation of truth® aimed at ending the tobacco epidemic for good. This is exactly the kind of strong, science-based response called for by the 2014 Su
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Aug 12, 2014 14:24

Jesse L. Steinfeld, Surgeon General and Tobacco Foe, Dies at 87

Industry critics accused him of lying. “The results of public misinformation are evident,” David S. Peoples, the president of the tobacco giant R. J. Reynolds, wrote in a letter to Elliot Richardson, the secretary of health, education and welfare in 197
New York Times
added Aug 7, 2014 05:22

Surgeon general who fought tobacco dies at 87

Dr. Jesse Steinfeld, who became the first surgeon general ever forced out of office by the president after he campaigned hard against the dangers of smoking during the Richard Nixon era, died...Steinfeld's label boldly warned: "The surgeon general has det
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 6, 2014 09:38

[California] Dr. Jesse Steinfeld dies at 87; fought tobacco use as surgeon general

Seven years later, Dr. Jesse L. Steinfeld issued a second report focused on the dangers of secondhand smoke. He proposed what he called the Non-Smoker's Bill of Rights, which said that the country must free non-smokers from the hazards and annoyance of o
Los Angeles Times
added Aug 5, 2014 19:11

Doctor Who Contributed To Early Research on Smoking Has Died

Emmanuel Farber, the Canadian-American doctor whose medical research contributed to groundbreaking discoveries in the study of cancer-causing chemicals, died on Sunday. He was 95. “He represents a guiding example of a life devoted to serving his fellow m
TIME Magazine
added Aug 5, 2014 06:55

WEBB: Progress on Cigarettes? Report Says They Are Deadlier and More Addictive Than Ever

It appears to be critical, not only for our health, but to us as taxpayers as well, that the FDA begin the process immediately to require manufacturers to reduce the toxicity of their products, reduce nicotine levels to minimize addiction, and prevent to
The Legal Examiner
added Jul 16, 2014 21:17

Tobacco is still America’s top health threat. But Washington doesn’t treat it that way.

Kenneth Warner ... I caught up with Warner last week for a conversation about the current challenge of tobacco control, and why the American public seems bored and jaded about our single largest public health problem.
The Washington Post
added Jul 11, 2014 12:33

[Hawaii] EDITORIAL: State should raise age to buy tobacco ($$)

Eighty-eight percent of adults who smoke every day picked up the addictive, deadly habit before they turned 18, according to the 2012 report "Preventing Tobacco Use Among Youth and Young Adults."
Honolulu (HI) Star Advertiser
added Jul 7, 2014 21:02
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